How To Get From Sihanoukville to Kep?
You have 2 options when traveling from Sihanoukville to Kep. A bus takes 3-4 hours and costs $6 while a taxi takes 3 hours and costs $40.
There are only two bus companies running direct trips on this route. Unfortunately, one of them doesn’t receive great reviews while the other one cannot be booked online. Another option is to travel to Kampot first and take a tuk-tuk or taxi from there to Kep.
Taking a taxi the whole way is a lot easier as you can travel door-to-door. If the taxi is too expensive, you can also opt for rideshare.
|Bus||3 - 4 hours||$6||Check bus tickets|
|Taxi||3 hours||$40||Reserve a taxi|
View itinerary from Sihanoukville to Kep
Sihanoukville to Kep by Bus
Duration: 3 – 4 hours
There are almost no companies operating on the route from Sihanoukville to Kep. The only companies which have direct buses on this route are Rith Travel and Champa Mekong.
The bus trip takes about 3-4 hours, depending on whether there are construction works along the road. Champa Mekong can take you from Sihanoukville to Kep in $6, but they do not receive very good reviews. You can book this bus online via CamboTicket.
A more comfortable option would be to take Rith Travel for $8. Unfortunately, you cannot book this bus online, but you can visit Rith Travel and Tours for more info.
Sihanoukville to Kep by Bus + Taxi
Another option is to book a bus to Kampot and take a taxi from there to Kep. There are two bus operators you can choose from and the 2-3 hour ride will cost $6 to $8. Both Champa Mekong and CTT Transportation offer trips from Sihanoukville to Kampot.
From Kampot, you can take a tuk-tuk for $10 to Kep and enjoy the countryside along the way. Prefer some more luxury? Then you can also find taxis which will bring you for $20 from Kampot to Kep.
Sihanoukville to Kep by Taxi
Duration: 3 hours
Taking the taxi is a lot easier and faster for the route from Sihanoukville to Kep.
Expect to pay around $40 when you hail a taxi on the streets. Make sure to agree on the price in advance to avoid ending up with complicated discussions about the price at arrival.
Another option is to book your taxi online for $60. They are slightly more expensive but in return, you will get a bigger car with more leg space and luggage storage than the normal sedan taxis you find on the street.
If you are traveling on your own or want to save a few bucks, you can also go for rideshare. You can find taxis to share next to Post Office Phsar Leu in Sihanoukville. Fares for this trip only cost $5-$10.
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